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    Hackers have broken into the cellphones of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Prince William. But what about the rest of us, who might not have particularly salacious photos or voice messages stored in our phones, but nonetheless have e-mails, credit card numbers and records of our locations? The New York Times reports.

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    Twenty-five of the thirty Dow components have dividend yields greater than the 10-year US treasury, which yields around 1.74 percent -- a record low.

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    Commerce is rapidly deepening its convergence with mobility; creating an exciting new terrain of m-commerce where the stakes are high, the impact limitless.

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    The city of Charlotte, N.C. and a handful of major companies are hoping cutting-edge technology can show 82,000 workers in the biggest downtown office towers how to save energy

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  • With the new Droid Bionic smartphone expected to hit Verizon stores exclusively this week, how should you trade?

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    Mike Khouw, Options Action contributor with the play on Verizon's new high tech device.

  • Stocks added to losses Friday as investors were reluctant to stay long ahead of a three-day weekend. The selloff followed a disappointing jobs report that showed employment growth halted in August, amplifying concerns over the health of the recovery.

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    The Fast Money traders discuss Coca-Cola's mark to a 12-year high yesterday, and what's next for the stock.

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    The Justice Department suit "isn't a negotiating tactic to extract additional asset divestitures and conditions from AT&T," says one analyst. "The DoJ and FCC intend to block the transaction."

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Much has been made around Wall Street about the impact the Verizon strike will have on what is likely to be a woeful August jobs report.

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    With August coming to an end Wednesday, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major U.S. averages.

  • Stocks finished higher in volatile trading Wednesday to mark a four-day rally, but despite the recent gains, all three major indexes still logged their worst month since last May. The major averages also logged its worst August in 10 years.

  • With the government seeking to block AT&T's deal to buy T-Mobile, investors were scrambling Wednesday. Find out where the Fast traders see opportunity.

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    The government sued to block AT&T's $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA because of anti-competition concerns, launching the biggest challenge to a takeover by the Obama administration.

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    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the winners and losers in the Justice Department's decision to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, and CNBC's Jon Fortt with a look at the impact the scuttled merger will have on the rest of the wireless universe.

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